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From the album Different Light, Walk Like an Egyptian was a #1 Billboard Hot 100 hit for The Bangles in 1987.

Liam Sternberg

Genre: Modern Rock
Length: 3:20

Bought by the Egyptians
Parody of "Walk Like an Egyptian" by The Bangles
((Genesis 37:1-37, 39:1-41:57))

Now the Amazing Technicolor Coat's a fantastic Broadway show
If a movie's made (Oy vey oh)
It'd prob'ly sound quite phenomenal
All because a man's brothers sold him, got the money and off they went
Was a cocky child (Oy vey oh) 
But that still seems inconsiderate
Going twice for a marked-up price, say 
(Way oy vey oy vey oy vey oh)
Bought by the Egyptians

A bondslave was his fate there
Trained and then he found entry jobs galore
Paid lotsa dues (Oy vey oh) 
But kept his dreams and he praised the Lord
All the girls dig Joseph's good looks he's quite the hunk and a better man
But because of these (Oy vey oh) 
His boss's wife canned him in the end
Throw that slave in the darkest place, hey
(Way oy vey oy vey oy vey oh)
Caught by the Egyptians

While the Pharaoh's asleep 
Dreams go bad, he gets alarmed, and he tells his staff
I've got to know (Oy vey oh)
Just why did those scrawny cattle attack?
If you want the guy for the job he's hangin' out in the dungeon block 
Yes, bring him hence (Oy vey oh)
To swiftly come to sit down and talk
All this happened in Egypt and yet their smartest boy was an immigrant
That guy named Joe (Oy vey oh)
He taught the bright, wise Egyptians
So they got him a real nice job with
Pharaoh, Pharaoh, Pharaoh, Pharaoh
Sought by the Egyptians
Sought by the Egyptians

Genesis 37:36
Meanwhile, the Midianites sold Joseph in Egypt to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh's
officials, the captain of the guard.

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